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UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019

Investigation finds former lawmaker harassed assistant

An outside investigation into improper conduct allegations against former Sen. Kevin Ranker found he sexually harassed a former legislative assistant and created a hostile work environment for her once she …

Senate investigating allegations against Sen. Kevin Ranker

The state Senate is conducting an outside investigation into Democratic Sen. Kevin Ranker following allegations of improper conduct, the first test of the chamber’s new workplace policies adopted in the …

Senator questions Leach trip to Cambodia

Senate Higher Education Committee Chairman Kevin Ranker has questions for WSU about Coach Mike Leach’s trip to Cambodia.

UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017

Washington Legislature plays beat the clock on historic budget, school changes

Record Washington budget and major change in public school policy come up for a vote Friday. Budget must pass and be signed by midnight to avoid a partial government shutdown.

UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017

Can Washington Legislature finish budget in time? Doesn’t look likely

With 10 days left in the regular session, Democrats and Republicans seemed moving inexorably toward a budget impasse that will force them into overtime for the seventh time in eight …

UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017

Internet user protection bills face tough road in Washington Legislature

Lawmakers’ efforts to enact state restrictions against the sale of information about residents’ internet use faces two major hurdles – time running out in the legislative session and a full-court …

UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017

Washington may try to block sale of internet customers’ data without their permission

Washington could try to block a federal effort to allow internet providers to sell customer data without their permission.

Competing plans on how to fix school taxes get airing

OLYMPIA – A proposed change in the way school districts levy property taxes and help pay their teachers was described by Republican supporters as “revenue neutral” when introduced this week. …

Parties offer dueling education plans at 11th hour

OLYMPIA – Democrats and Republicans unveiled different plans Wednesday to pump more state money into public schools just as the Legislature is supposed to be wrapping up this year’s session. …

Washington Senate budget would add money for schools

OLYMPIA – Public schools would get more money for math and science supplies and state colleges would keep tuition from going up in a proposal released by Washington Senate budget …

Beaver relocation effort garners bipartisan support

OLYMPIA – Beavers making a nuisance of themselves in Western Washington could be relocated to areas in Eastern Washington that need their help in damming streams, but the furry critters …